A bend in the Mara River close to Governers CampA bend in the Mara River close to Governers Camp

Governors Il Moran Camp

From: $510.00

Governors Il Moran Camp is one of the top safari lodges in Kenya. A small and intimate camp located beautifully within a riverine forest and overlooking the Mara River. Just ten tents boast spectacular game viewing from the private deck makes this an ideal camp for a honeymoon.


Governors Il Moran Camp

Masai Mara

A premiere camp in the Masai Mara Governors’ Il Moran Camp is small and exclusive. This camp is absolutely ideal for honeymoon couples and people looking for that unique safari experience in Kenya. The camp is set well apart from the other camps in the area and along with its dense vegetation ensures a very private experience.

Game viewing from the comfort of your deck, bird watching or simply soaking up the incredible scenery of this camp can leave you breathless – never mind the game drives!

Just ten very spacious tents lie beneath the shade of an old stand of trees and the entire camp exudes rustic elegance with luxurious touches. Victorian-style claw foot baths and carved wooden beds frames complete the feel. En suite bathrooms are large with double vanity basins and open shower. During the day enjoy meals in the dappled sunshine on the river banks. in the evening, dinner is served by candlelight in the dining tent or al fresco under the stars.

The location of Governors’ Il Moran camp allows you to feel completely immersed and in touch with your natural surroundings. Elephant, Giraffe and myriad other wildlife wander past the camp as if you’re not even there. Hippo start their honking in the early evenings and by the time you’re warm in bed the sound of their feeding close to your tent is the loudest sound you will hear.

It is at Il Moran that the BBC wildlife documentaries Big Cat Diary and Planet Earth Live were filmed.

Read our Country Information for advice on travel to Kenya.

If you need accommodation in Nairobi we highly recommend Giraffe Manor. Karen Blixen Camp is family friendly on the banks of the Mara River. For a family safari explore Lengishu House.

The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust works to protect the ecosystems and biodiversity of East Africa through conservation practices that directly benefit the local communities. Read how you can make a difference for future generations.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly into Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with KLM, Emirates, Qatar, Kenya Airways or Ethiopian Airlines.

On arrival you will be met by your safari representative who will transfer you the short distance to Wilson Airport for your light aircraft flight into the Masai Mara.

Get in touch with us for expert advice and assistance with domestic flight arrangements.



  • Full board accommodation
  • 3 meals per person per night booked
  • All soft drinks, beers, house wines and non-premium spirits
  • Laundry
  • All air strip transfers
  • Two extended excursions daily into the Masai Mara National Reserve and surrounding areas
  • Local Masai Villages (Manyattas)
  • To / from the local schools and other community and conservation projects which guests may wish to visit.


  • Champagnes
  • Selected fine wines
  • Premium spirits and liqueurs
  • Personal expenses
  • Manyatta entrance fees
  • Park Fees
  • Hot air balloon excursions
  • Walking safaris
  • Domestic flights

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